theophanic


theophanic

noun, plural the·oph·a·nies.

  1. a manifestation or appearance of God or a god to a person.

noun plural -nies

  1. theol a manifestation of a deity to man in a form that, though visible, is not necessarily material

n.1630s, from Late Latin theophania, from Greek theophaneia, from theos “god” (see Thea) + phainein “to show” (see phantasm).

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